The Roman numeral for this year is MDLXXXV. EventsEdit Sixtus V was elected pope after the death of Gregory XII. Domenico Fontana started work on the Sistine Chapel in Santa Maria Maggiore. Santissima Trinità dei Monti was consecrated. BirthsEdit DeathsEdit Gregory XII Retrieved from "https://romanchurches.fandom.com/wiki/1585?oldid=3367" Categories: 16th century Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.